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Fetal akinesia deformation sequence


Other Names for this Disease
  • Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita with pulmonary hypoplasia
  • FADS
  • Fetal akinesia sequence
  • Pena-Shokeir syndrome, type 1
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  • I've had three consecutive cases of Pena-Shokeir. Is there any kind of test available that can assure me an unaffected pregnancy? Are the genes detectable? What are the genes involved and how can I get them tested? Click here for answer